3DS sales vs iPAD sales

#1bidoof01Posted 7/29/2011 10:30:26 AM
3DS
Launch Price - $249
6 Month Sales Jan '11 to Jun '11- 4.31 million
Price Cut - $80 after 6 months

iPAD
Launch Price - $499-$699
6 Months sales Apr '10 to Sept '10 - 7.5 million
Price Cut - $100 after 11 months

Apple gets away with selling a portable handheld at more than double the cost and selling twice as much.

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=438811
http://ipod.about.com/od/ipadmodelsandterms/f/ipad-sales-to-date.htm
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#2RomanticidePosted 7/29/2011 10:31:52 AM
Yea, but to be fair the iPad does do a lot more than the 3DS does. Overpriced? Yea I would say so, but still worth much more than a 3DS is.
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#3SShredder565Posted 7/29/2011 10:33:24 AM
An iPAD isn't even a portable gaming system like the 3DS is. This is almost like comparing phone sales to 3DS sales. I dunno. I personally wouldn't compare them, but ok.
#4LightHawKnightPosted 7/29/2011 10:33:56 AM
Ah reminds me of that 8.1 million dollar ipad.

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#5iLLsteezePosted 7/29/2011 10:35:30 AM
can someone please post the powerbook sales vs 3DS sales? its relevant and we all care.
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#6CrazyhaxPosted 7/29/2011 10:35:35 AM
iPad is a tablet, not a gaming system. Two completely separate audiences. Few people on this site would admit to enjoy playing a game on an iOS device over an actual game system.
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#7psoesmPosted 7/29/2011 10:35:54 AM
Ipad does a lot more than the 3ds and its gaming capabilities continue to grow. Nintendo should face it: they didn't capture casuals.
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#8psychic987Posted 7/29/2011 10:36:14 AM
Apple, I'd like to introduce you to orange.
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#9oievcPosted 7/29/2011 10:37:17 AM
In case you don't know, the 3DS launched in FEBRUARY 2011, not in January. And it was only in Japan and on the end of the month.
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#10GastonRabbitPosted 7/29/2011 10:37:20 AM
iLLsteeze posted...
can someone please post the powerbook sales vs 3DS sales? its relevant and we all care.

Obviously the 3DS has sold more because the Powerbook was discontinued after Apple switched to Intel processors.
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